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What does sacred ground mean?

Last Updated: 29th January, 2020

Sacred Ground may refer to: Sacred ground (religion), an area considered sacred or holy.

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Also question is, what is considered sacred ground?

Something that is sacred is dedicated or set apart for the service or worship of a deity or considered worthy of spiritual respect or devotion; or inspiring awe or reverence among believers. The property is often ascribed to objects (a "sacred artifact" that is venerated and blessed), or places ("sacred ground").

Beside above, what does sacred mean in Christianity? Sacred” refers to something that is dedicated to the service of God, worthy of religious veneration or entitled to reverence and respect.

Also, what does it mean if something is sacred?

Something sacred is holy, devoted to a religious ceremony, or simply worthy of awe and respect. Sacred is an adjective used to describe a person or thing worthy of worship or declared holy. It usually appears in a religious context, but an object or place set aside for a particular purpose can also be sacred.

What does sacred duty mean?

devoted or dedicated to a deity or to some religious purpose; consecrated. entitled to veneration or religious respect by association with divinity or divine things; holy. pertaining to or connected with religion (opposed to secular or profane): sacred music; sacred books.

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